Derek Wilkinson is a Partner in Odgers Berndtson’s Washington D.C. office and Head of the International Development Practice. He has over 20 years’ of executive search experience with a particular focus on the international development community including clients in the for-profit, non-profit and public sectors, as well as multilaterals, NGOs, associations and affinity groups, and educational institutions.
He specializes in recruitment from the Board level to general management and specialized functional areas. With experience from two other global search firms, a boutique search firm, and the largest private provider of consultant technology talent, Derek has expertise in organizational dynamics and manages multi-layered relationships within the international development community.
Derek is a graduate of Franklin University Switzerland, where he received a B.A. in International Relations.